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APIN Nigeria NGO Job Vacancy for Medical Officers
« on: Nov 25, 2011, 05:35 PM »
Job Title: Medical Officer
Location: Makurdi and Maiduguri
Organisation: AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN)
Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Job Functions:
The Medical Officers will work closely with the Program Coordinator to activate the Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and Comprehensive Health Centers (CHCs) and provide a wide range of technical assistance to the centres.

The key tasks of the Medical Officers shall include the following:
a. Activation of Primary and Secondary Health Facilities to provide PMTCT, EID and Adult ART services, working with the Government stakeholders and facility owners
b. Provide technical and programmatic support as well as implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on coordination of the APIN PEPFAR and APIN GF sites
c. Assist in the coordination, implementation and reporting of all components related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS and report to the Program Coordinator
d. Assist in ongoing collaborations with the GON/USG and other partners to train, monitor and evaluate ART, PMTCT, HIV/TB, OVC and other care and support programmes in Nigeria, using international best practices
e. Work closely with other members of the Global Fund team to promote the documentation of best practices and sharing of experiences in ART (Adult, pediatrics) HIV/TB, PMTCT services and Community HIV services
f. Render clinical, technical and program planning assistance to all APIN Global Fund sites
g. Monitor clinical activities at APIN sites and render report on findings, making recommendations as appropriate

Qualifications and Experience:
At least a degree in Medicine (MB;BS), with relevant professional certification(s); and at least 2 years work experience in public health programming in an international NGO

Technical and Behavioural Competencies:
a. Good working knowledge of current HIV/AIDS guidelines for prevention, treatment, care & support of adults and children
b. Good knowledge of scale up of HIV services and Site activation for HIV service provision.
c. Good knowledge of reporting of HIV data using National PMM and M/E tools
d. Ability to organize and coordinate training programmes
e. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
f. Ability to work under pressure and easy adaptability
g. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse person groups.
h. Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)
i. Ability to work in a team
j. Willingness to do a considerable amount of local travel

Mode of Application:
Qualified and interested applicants should visit the application link below to complete the online application form.

Link to Applican Form: APIN Vacancies

You should also upload your CV, which must contain a suitability statement, highlighting how your knowledge, skills and experience make you suitable for the position, and addressing the person specifications listed above.

The statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant’s name.

All applications must be submitted online. Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

APIN offers very competitive terms of employment and is an equal opportunity employer. Women who are qualified for the position are therefore encouraged to apply.

Deadline: December 6, 2012.

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APIN Nigeria NGO Job Vacancy for Medical Officers
« on: Nov 25, 2011, 05:35 PM »